Curriculum and Instruction

Curriculum Council/Professional Development Committee

Effective September 14, 2021: The District is reviewing its committee structures and processes for the 2021-22 school year. Information on this page may no longer be accurate and is subject to change.

Curriculum Council

The Curriculum Council is a standing advisory committee to the Superintendent that has as its primary goal the ongoing improvement of the district’s educational program. Through its review of proposed program changes and additions and proposed committee charges, the Council seeks to:

  • Provide students with rigorous educational programs
  • Support the district’s mission, goals and priorities, and
  • Meet and exceed New York State standards

Council meetings are open to the public.

Meeting Dates

Curriculum Council meetings for the 2021–2022 school year have been scheduled for 4:00-5:00PM on October 28, February 17 and May 26 in SOMS Room 309.

Minutes are available upon request; please contact Ann Quigley by email ([email protected]) or by calling (845) 680-1018.

Members

  • Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction, Chairperson
  • Parents/Community Members*: 1 per school + 2 at-large parents or community members
  • Teachers: 1 per school + 2 at-large teachers
  • Administrators: 1 from each school
  • Central Administration: 1 member
  • Board of Education: 1 member

*Parent and community members are nominated by PTA.

Professional Development Committee

The Professional Development Committee reviews activities targeting the achievement of teaching and learning goals and recommends adjustments according to the most recent New York State Education Department Commissioner’s Regulations, the district’s Professional Development Plan and teachers’ current needs.

Meeting Dates

The Professional Development Committee meetings for the 2021–2022 school year are scheduled for 4:00-5:00PM on October 20, January 12 and April 21 in SOMS Room 309.

Minutes are available upon request; please contact Ann Quigley by email ([email protected]) or by calling (845) 680-1018.

Members

  • Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction, Chairperson
  • Parent/Community Member*: 1 member representing K-12
  • Teachers: 1 elementary, 1 middle school + 1 high school member
  • Administrators: 1 from each school
  • Central Administration: 1 member each for Human Resources, Special Education and Technology
  • Board of Education: 1 member

*Parent/community member is nominated by PTA.

Contact

Curriculum & Instruction
South Orangetown Central School District
160 Van Wyck Road
Blauvelt, NY 10913
Fax: (845) 680-1049

Brian Culot, Ed.D.
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction
(845) 680-1017

Jeanne Corcoran
Director of Data, Assessment & Accountability
(845) 680-1277

Ann Quigley
Secretary
(845) 680-1018

Lynnette Stallone
Secretary-Typist
(845) 680-1059

Instructional Coaches

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